Benque police are investigating a case of attempted arson. On Sunday, 15th November, 31 year old Jaime Chuc, a Belizean Waitress of San Jose Succotz Village, reported that at around 2:30 that morning, she was at her house when she heard a noise coming from outside. She immediately went outside and saw a male Hispanic person whom she recognized as a resident of San Jose Succotz Village, placing a yellow strap lit on fire on a board at the corner of her house. She immediately shouted at the man who ran into the neighbor’s yard and made good his escape. Chuc managed to move the lit strap from the corner of the house with a machete as to avoid the house catching fire. Police are investigating.